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    Hello,
    I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to find out if I am eligible for student disability finance support. I have a permanent hearing impairment in both ears. I wear one hearing aid and have an adapted fire alarm. I also have to make regular trips to the hospital for tests and check ups.
    Thank you.
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    (Original post by A_Robin)
    Hello,
    I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to find out if I am eligible for student disability finance support. I have a permanent hearing impairment in both ears. I wear one hearing aid and have an adapted fire alarm. I also have to make regular trips to the hospital for tests and check ups.
    Thank you.
    If you have any disability which effects your ability to study you could get it, it only covers extra costs as a student so it wont cover trips to hospital but it might cover some technology to help you hear in lectures for example.
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    (Original post by A_Robin)
    Hello,
    I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to find out if I am eligible for student disability finance support. I have a permanent hearing impairment in both ears. I wear one hearing aid and have an adapted fire alarm. I also have to make regular trips to the hospital for tests and check ups.
    Thank you.
    You just need medical evidence that you have a disability - do you have a letter from your doctor,or proof of your appointments? You'll then be allocated things to help with the study needs arising from your disability. Everyone is assessed on an individual basis, so nobody can say exactly what you'll get. You might get a note taker to help you if you struggle to hear things in lectures, or might be given a dictaphone so you can record things and listen back later.
 
 
 

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